Dec 5 (Reuters) - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.
Foreigners to be liable for capital gains tax on sale of UK properties: The Chancellor on Thursday launched what was quickly dubbed an �oligarch tax� by slapping capital gains tax on foreigners when they sell UK properties.
RAIL fare increases in England will rise in line with inflation, meaning people in Scotland using cross-border services will see prices go up 3.1% next month instead of the planned 4.1%.
THERE was no respite for the London market as US monetary policy fears overshadowed sharply higher UK growth forecasts and the prospect of Britain's deficit being wiped out within five years.
David Cameron could scarcely have crouched any lower during this week's visit to China. For his compatriots, the British prime minister's enthusiastic self-abasement was, well, embarrassing.